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Updated: Stream the entire Marylou Williams Cyber Symposium video here!

Faculty members Mathew Rosenblum and Michael Heller will each participate in interdisciplinary presentations by the Department of English during the month of September.

The Department of Music of the University of Pittsburgh invites applications for a tenure-stream Assistant Professor position in Musicology to begin September 1, 2018, pending budgetary approval. A Ph.D. in a relevant field must be in hand by the time of appointment.

We are saddened to share the news that Claudia Tullia Pinza Bozzolla, Pitt’s long-time teacher of voice, has passed away.  She began teaching classical voice for the Music Department in 1979, following a distinguished career as a leading soprano in Europe and America.

Dear members of the University of Pittsburgh community,
Our beloved Geri A. Allen, Associate Professor and Director of Jazz Studies, passed away yesterday after a year-long battle with cancer.  She was surrounded by family and life-long friends.

Assistant professor Michael Heller recently had a wonderful opportunity to visit with Ernie Garner, the twin brother of the late Erroll Garner. Heller and Garner met in the William Pitt Union to see the Jazz Hall of Fame which currently features an exhibit on Erroll Garner that Professor Heller curated. We are so grateful Mr.

Associate professor Amy Williams has been selected as a Fulbright Scholar for 2017–18 at University College Cork, Ireland. During her Fulbright year she will split her duties between teaching and composing. Williams intends to compose several pieces including a Koussevitsky commission for soprano Tony Arnold and Jack Quartet.

Congratulations to the Class of 2017! Graduates of the BA, MA, and PhD programs gathered together with faculty, staff, and family members for a meal and recognition ceremony for our artist/scholars and the milestones they have achieved.

Video of the Memorial Service for John Goldsmith in now available. Click this link to see the service in its entirety, recorded live at Heinz Memorial Chapel on Friday, February 24, 2017.

The Diamante Trio, comprising Pitt instrumental instructors Mary Beth Malek (clarinet) and Paula Tuttle (cello) along with violinist Devin Arrington, will present a program titled Music of Spain and South America at Pitt Greensburg's Campana Chapel on February 15th at 4 p.m. The concert is part of Pitt's Year of Diversity and features music by Ginastera, Piazzola, Albinez, Vill

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